COMMISSION

In January 2016, the Pikialasorsuaq Commission was established by the Inuit Circumpolar Council - Greenland (ICC-Greenland) and the Inuit Circumpolar Council - Canada (ICC-Canada) in a project funded for 3 years. The Pikialasorsuaq Commission consists of the following three members:

Okalik Eegeesiak
International Commissioner

chair@inuitcircumpolar.com

(+1 613) 563-2642

The Inuit Circumpolar Council Chair, Okalik Eegeesiak has been appointed as the International Commissioner.

Kuupik Vandersee Kleist
Greenlandic Commissioner

kvk@ggnuuk.gl

(+299 / 011 299) 54 78 58

The former Greenland Premier, Kuupik Kleist has been appointed as the Greenlandic Commissioner.

Eva Aariak
Canadian Commissioner

eva.aariak@gmail.com

(+1 867) 222-8355

The former Nunavut Premier, Eva Aariak has been appointed as the Canadian Commissioner.


STAFF

A number of staff members are dedicated to support the work of the commission:

Alfred E. R. Jakobsen
Oceans North Greenland representative

aerj58@gmail.com

Tasks: Pikialasorsuaq Commission Coordinator on the Greenlandic side.

Stephanie Meakin
Senior Science Advisor at ICC-Canada

meakin.steph@gmail.com

Tasks: Pikialasorsuaq Commission Coordinator on the Canadian side.

Parnuna Egede
PhD Fellow at ICC-Greenland, Ilisimatusarfik - University of Greenland & Aalborg University

pikialasorsuaq@inuit.org

Tasks: Fundraiser, website development project manager, web content writer & webmaster.


Natasha Latreille
Office and project assistant at ICC Canada

nlatreille@inuitcircumpolar.com

Tasks: Staff support & Press Coordinator.

Anda Hansen
Documentarist

tv.aasiaat@greennet.gl

Tasks: Producer, videographer, post-production.

Vincent Desrosiers
Videographer & Photographer

vince@vdopro.co

Tasks: Videographer, photographer & video editing.


PARTNERS

The commission has partnered up with people from different organizations to aid its work:

Bjarne "Ababsi" Lyberth, biologist at KNAPK

KNAPK
The Organization of Fishermen and Hunters in Greenland

knapk.gl

KNAPK is contributing with technical support, local experts and support in Greenland.


WWF

wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/arctic/last_ice_area

WWF is contributing with financial and technical support to the work of the Commission, as part of its "Last Ice Area" project.


Oceans North Canada
& Oceans North Greenland

www.pewtrusts.org/en/projects/oceans-north-canada

Oceans North Canada is contributing with financial and technical support to the work of the Commission, as part of its focus on the North Water Polynya.


Larry Audlaluk, Appointed director, Board of Nunavut Economic Developers Association

Nunavut Economic Developers Association

www.nunavuteda.com

The Nunavut Economic Developers Association is contributing with...